Kellie Barnes

Senior Community Manager

Meet Kellie Barnes

Kellie Barnes has been managing social media and owned communities for over five years.

Prior to joining Quiip, Kellie was the community manager at Travellerspoint, one of the web’s largest travel communities, and managed the social media for the Melbourne arm of the Camera House Retail Group.

During her time at Quiip, Kellie has worked on a variety of communities including ReachOut, SEEK, Origin Energy, and AMP Capital. She is a versatile and highly experienced community and social media manager with a special interest in helping small businesses understand how to use social media in their marketing strategy.

Based mostly in Melbourne, Kellie is an active member of the social media community and heavily involved with organising one of the city’s largest digital meetups, Social Media Melbourne. In her spare time, Kellie enjoys playing and coaching hockey, travel, and a good cup of coffee.

Projects Kellie Barnes has worked on


Community Management, Content Moderation, Risk Management, Social Media Holiday Cover & Social Media Monitoring

Movember engaged Quiip to create and implement a governance strategy, community guidelines, response templates and other required documentation to support the campaign across its global social media channels. Quiip was also engaged to provide community management and moderation services 24/7 throughout the World Suicide Prevention Day campaign.

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Reach Out

Online Community Strategy Development, Risk Management, Social Media Holiday Cover & Support for Volunteer Moderation Team

ReachOut provides young people with information, support, and resources about mental health issues. Quiip has provided strategy, consultancy, online community management, and crisis moderation.

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AMP Capital

Advanced training & workshops & Online Community Strategy Development

Quiip helped Australia's leading investment manager launch its SMSF community. From strategy and governance to risk management and daily operations, Quiip has been with AMP Capital every step of the way.

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Meet the team

Alison Michalk


I'm the CEO and Founder of Quiip, a global leader in online community management and moderation services.

Julie Delaforce

General Manager

I'm a specialist in social media and online community, and I make sure everything is better than expected.

Lauren Piro

Team Lead & Community Consultant

I'm one of Quiip's most versatile, experienced community managers and a talented copywriter.

Larah Kennedy

Team Lead & Community Consultant

I grow big communities, develop interactive Facebook apps and manage social advertising campaigns.

Kellie Barnes

Senior Community Manager

I help small businesses understand how to use social media in their marketing strategy.

Dan Stork

Community Manager

I am a passionate digital marketer and graphic designer, with experience including content production, social media strategy development and community management.

Rachel Beaney

Senior Community Manager

I am a social and digital media specialist, fluent in the generation of engaging content, community management, and social media analysis.

Erin Tierney

Community Consultant

I love working with communities full of passionate fans, who are completely engaged and switched on.

Lani Bagley

Community Manager

I'm a social media and community manager, copywriter, and online content creator.

Danielle Schwerin

Community Manager

I am a career communicator and avid believer in the two-way-conversation between organisations and their communities.

Jay Batten

Senior Community Manager

I constantly strive to achieve, and love learning, mentoring and educating others about all things social media.